restore donations

donate to the restore

The ReStore relies on your donations! Thank you for being a part of the SCHFH mission!

If dropping off items, you MUST notify the ReStore prior to drop-off.  Call (302) 855-1156 to speak to the cashier. 

To inquire about a donation pick-up please call (302)-855-1156.  Please note. we cannot retrieve items from up or down stairs.  It is a liability for our staff and your home.  Acceptance/refusal of any donation is at the discretion of the driver. 

To schedule a donation pick-up online, click here

Due to limited showroom size and marketability, the Habitat ReStores only accept the following new and gently used residential items that re-sell quickly. If you have questions don't hesitate to contact us at 302-855-1156 or restore@sussexcountyhabitat.org.

Air conditioning

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines:

  • Less than 5 years old (No R-22)
  • Working condition, no missing pieces, no repairs needed
  • Whole house, window, and split units
Appliances

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Dishwasher or water heaters mfg. 2015 or newer
  • New or less than 7 years old
  • In working condition, disconnected and clear
  • No replacement parts needed
  • No major rust, damage, dent, or missing parts
Cabinets (kitchen and bathroom)

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • No water damage, incomplete, or peeling
  • Must have drawers and doors attached
Rugs

Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • New or only lived on only
  • Clean (no pet, bodily fluids, or food stains)
  • Ceiling fans

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Working condition with all installation parts
  • Closet Shelving

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Clean and complete pieces
  • Wire shelving (4ft or longer)
  • Wood shelving (4ft or longer)
  • Hurricane panels, shutters, plantation shutters
    Televisions and electronics

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • New or less than 5 years old
  • Flat screen TV in working condition
  • No tube or projection
  • Undamaged electronics in working condition
  • Plumbing

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Kitchen and utility sinks
  • Toilets, low flow 1.6 gallon flush or less (white, off-white, black ONLY)
  • Bath tubs, operational and complete (no scratches or broken pieces)
  • Faucets, no older than 2010
  • Bathroom vanities with top
  • Pedestal sinks
  • Roofing Materials/Gutters
    Tools (hand and powered)

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Complete with all cords and/or batteries
  • No major Rust
  • no gas powered
  • Windows

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Double pane or impact only
  • Vinyl and aluminum
  • Doors

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Shower doors with tracks (no frameless doors)
  • Interior & exterior (nothing taller than 84")
  • Panel, louvred, closet, glass, bi-fold, flat, etc. (No mirrored interior doors)
  • No water damage, peeling, or split doors
  • Sliding glass must be double pane or impact with tracks (No single pane)
  • Electrical

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • No fluorescent, incandescent, or halogen bulbs and fixtures
  • LED Only
  • Lighting fixtures, lamps, parts, and supplies (working with all parts)
  • Flooring Materials

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Ceramic, vinyl, porcelain, laminate, or wood
  • New only
  • No less than 50 square feet, Sussex County only
  • Most be boxed, bound, or on pallet for pickups
  • Furniture

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • From a smoke free home
  • Home or antique
  • Office (no large desks, cubicles, or partitions)
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Must be clean
  • No worn, torn, ripped, holed, or stained upholstery
  • No sleeper sofas or mattresses/box springs
  • Even furniture which meets the above criteria may be rejected because of limited space
  • Hardware

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • Knobs, hinges, locks (complete lockset)
  • No incomplete or rusted door knobs
  • Nails, screws, nuts, bolts, fasteners - sorted, bagged, or boxed and in quantity
  • Home Goods

    Yes we do accept these! IF they meet the following guidelines

  • No broken or incomplete pieces
  • Paintings and prints
  • Countertop appliances
  • All small items must be boxed for pickups
  • Items we currently do not accept
    • Any item which is broken or incomplete
    • Clothes, linens, bedding, and drapes
    • Box springs and mattresses
    • Baby items
    • Organs or pianos
    • Fluorescent Light Fixtures
    • Fluorescent, incandescent or halogen light bulbs
    • TVs older than 5 years
    • Tube TVs
    • Ripped, worn, or stained upholstered furnitre
    • Water damaged/delaminating doors, cabinets, and furniture
    • Unframed glass / mirror
    • Paint and household chemicals
    • Lumber
    • Jacuzzi tubs
    • Doors taller than 84"
    • Jalousie windows/doors
    • Used vertical and mini blinds
    • Wall to wall carpeting
    • Area rugs with pet stains or smells
    • Office desks/cubicles/partitions/printers/fax/copiers
    • Dishwashers and hot water heaters (mfg. before 2015)
    • Waterbeds
    • Appliances from before 2010
    • Wall ovens
    • Granite, marble, or quartz countertops